Tag Archives: Guignol Theatre

UK Theatre war vets’ play going to New York fest

Ian Abney (Michael Fischer) tells an interviewer (Tanner Gray) about life while serving in Iraq in a November 2010 production of “Bringing it Home: Voices of Student Veterans.” The play, renamed “Civilian,” is headed to the New York City Fringe … Continue reading

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McCorveys act in Love Letters

Central Kentucky theater goers are used to University of Kentucky Opera Theatre director Everett McCorvey and his wife, soprano Alicia Helm, hitting high C’s and other skyscraping notes when they take the stage. Friday and Saturday though, the drama will … Continue reading

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UK Theatre off to a fast start

For a 100 year old, the University of Kentucky Theatre is moving pretty fast this year. Just a couple weeks and only one football game into the fall semester, the theater season is already underway with the Student Play Festival, … Continue reading

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SETC set to invade Lexington

Usually, as February turns into March, many Lexington theater practitioners are packing their bags to head south to the Southeastern Theatre Conference‘s annual convention. But this year, they’re keeping their clothes in their closets, preparing to play gracious hosts as … Continue reading

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Lexington Ballet director steps into ‘Nutcracker’

The Lexington Ballet went through three men scheduled to dance the role of the Cavalier in this year’s production of “The Nutcracker,” and Luis Dominguez’s number finally came up. The 46-year-old artistic director of the Lexington Ballet had to take … Continue reading

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Final weekend: UK Theatre’s ‘A Doll’s House’

The University of Kentucky Theatre presents the final weekend of Andrew Kimbrough’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House,” which will offer a new spin on how you view Guignol Theatre productions. Literally, Tony Hardin’s set faces the back stage … Continue reading

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Discuss: Lexington’s performance spaces

What do you think of Lexington’s inventory of theaters and other venues for live performances? Currently, leaving aside our behemoth of Rupp Arena, our major arts and entertainment venues are the Singletary Center for the Arts, which seats about 1,500, … Continue reading

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‘Grapes of Wrath’ almost too timely

Friday morning, NPR’s Morning Edition featured a report about how migrant workers in the United States who had moved up from working in the fields to coveted construction jobs are now having to head back to agricultural work because the … Continue reading

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